Synopses & Reviews
The author received three separate requests for a gift of one guinea-one for a womens college building fund, one for a society promoting the employment of professional women, and one to help prevent war and “protect culture, and intellectual liberty.” This book is a threefold answer to these requests-and a statement of feminine purpose.
Now, some seventy years after its original publication, a film version worthy of Mrs. Dalloway's startling originality and fresh view of a woman's life will be released. Following on the heels of the remarkable film adaptation of Woolf's novel Orlando and Eileen Atkins's smashingly successful performances in A Room of One's Own and Vita and Virginia, Mrs. Dalloway promises to be a rare event for both those familiar with the novel and those who will be meeting Clarissa Dalloway for the first time.
About the Author
VIRGINIA WOOLF (1882-1941) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels.